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The Raven Special Lager - B.W. Beer Works USA

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The Raven Special LagerThe Raven Special Lager

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BA SCORE
78
okay

142 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
B.W. Beer Works USA visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Raven Special Lager is a perfect balanced lager beer that goes well with any kind of food, but particularly with spicy food or when you just want to sit down and enjoy a beer with friends. With a shot of Woodford Reserve chased with chilled Raven is a near perfect combination. The rich golden colored beer is an exceptionally smooth Southern German lager, somewhat malty but well balanced between the hops and malt. Experiencing the clean finish and pleasant lingering aftertaste of The Raven Special Lager, one can truly say that The Taste Is Poetic.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: RBorsato on 04-28-2003)
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4/5  rDev +18%

chrishensley, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%

MarvinSnyder, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

doc17325, Jun 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

RoryOMoore, May 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

oriolesfan4, May 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Mississippi, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%

wrightst, May 19, 2013
Photo of ckollias
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a Beligan Tulip glass.

A: Pours a dark copper hue with a white, 2-finger, frothy head that quickly dissipates leaving a good trail and solid lace.

S: Biscuity malt aroma with a slight caramel scent.

T: Similar to the smell there is a biscuity malt flavor with an overall sweetness that finishes sort of dry.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Just a typical lager – nothing I would grab again.

ckollias, May 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ZEB89, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Boone757, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Burkbom23, Apr 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Rhettroactive, Apr 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

JakeDebus, Mar 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

mess41, Jan 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Beerman1977, Jan 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

cliff1066, Dec 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

khargro2, Dec 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

TheNightwatchman, Oct 30, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

cwelder, Oct 28, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

bubseymour, Oct 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

bigeyedfish89, Sep 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

Deuce_Wingo, Sep 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Arithmeticus
2.63/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured chilled in ale glass in Rollingside tavern.

A: nice dark orange, little head, no lacing; relatively clear
S: malty, not much else going on
T: metallic aftertaste, almost a Euro-strong, but without the ABV; barley is of a darker roast that I would have expected.

Arithmeticus, Jul 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Squall202, Jul 11, 2012
The Raven Special Lager from B.W. Beer Works USA
78 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.